Judges Council Meeting

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Judges Council Meeting

March 19, 2019 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Judges Council meetings are limited to members of the Connecticut Judges Council.


  • Propagation Pointers. Ronnie Schoelzel, Master Judge, will discuss the various ways to propagate plants to increase your stock for your gardens, your club’s plant sale, and for entries in the 2020 State Flower Show where your results will be eligible for the THE ELISABETH SWAIN PROPAGATION AWARD.  Ronnie often wins this award, so you’ll be learning from an expert!
  • Reflections on the 2019 State Flower Show – a discussion.
  • More on Exhibiting in Botanical Horticulture


General Rules: All cut specimens are single stems shown in clear glass bottle/container provided by exhibitor; wedging is permitted. Arboreal exhibits in the Horticulture Division must be 30″ or less. Botanical Arts Division Horticulture exhibits may be up to 48″. All entries must be properly named and italicized or underlined. Classification will subdivide.

Division I Horticulture

Section A Cut Branches – not to exceed 30″

Section B Container Grown Plants – single species

Section C Combination Plantings – Dish Gardens, Terrariums, Troughs, Planters

Section D Any Other Named Exhibit

Division III Botanical Arts

Section A Horticulture

Class 1 Deciduous Cut Branch up to 48″ exhibiting interesting Texture, Color, Form, etc.

Horticulture Judges:  Cheryl Damiani, Anne Harrigan, Deb Osborne


Design:    The Eiffel Tower – A Construction Design, staged on a 42 inch high black pedestal, with an 18 inch square top.

Designers:  Helen Nado, Carol Steiner, Pat Dray, Maureen Carson

Design Judges:  Diane White, Kymrie Zaslow, Peg Townsend


March 19, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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CAES/Jones Auditorium
123 Huntington Street
New Haven, CT 06040 United States